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May 12th | Accessible Events Roundup

Don't miss out on what's happening in disability arts and culture! June 15th - 25th | All Request Radio Ottawa Fringe Festival | More info In All Request Radio, DJ Velvet Painting (The Velvet Duke) works a daring job at CKVD 995 FM — a radio station where the

Velvet, a fat Black person of a certain age with salt & pepper hair, expansively extends their left hand out to the side while singing to the audience through a microphone.
Promo image for "All Request Radio".

Don't miss out on what's happening in disability arts and culture!

June 15th - 25th | All Request Radio

Ottawa Fringe Festival | More info

In All Request Radio, DJ Velvet Painting (The Velvet Duke) works a daring job at CKVD 995 FM — a radio station where the DJ sings the Top 10 songs that the audience and DJ discover together at the same time.

All performances will be ASL/English Interpreted by Katherine A. Sibun. Lyrical Captioning by Naheen Ahmed. Mobility-device accessible. Some audio descriptions incorporated in the performance.

May 2nd - 21st | The Chinese Lady

Presented by Studio 180 Theatre and fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company in association with Crow’s Theatre (Toronto) | More info

The Chinese Lady follows the story of Afong Moy, a 14 year old girl brought to the United States from Guangzhou in 1834.

Pay What You Can Tickets. Mask-Mandatory Performances.

May 10th - 14th | Old Stock Refugee

Belfry Theatre (Victoria) | More info

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story is a tender and delicate, truly original, captivating, glorious and smart exploration of human resilience and survival.

Pay What You Can Tickets.

May 11th - 14th | Stage It Festival

Arts Commons (Calgary) | More info

The Stage It Festival features a bevy of new works by local artists. Enjoy new plays, music, local arts market and more!

Reserve accessible seating via this link.

May 17th | My Mother's Story

VocalEye (Online) | More info

My Mother’s Story is a showcase of stories from community members and workshop participants. Join this session for tales of extraordinary lives of ordinary women.

Free Event. Almost Live events are designed to be accessible for people who are blind and partially sighted, but all are welcome to join them. Registration is required for first-time attendees. You can sign up for one event or the whole season.

May 17th - June 17th | Haptic Voices

VibraFusionLab and InterAccess (Toronto) | More info

Visitors to the Haptic Voices project are invited to stand against the wall to experience vibrations that are controlled by online participants.

By using vibration as the final output, Haptic Voices is equally accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing communities to experience the wall. With a camera in the gallery facing the haptic wall, online participants are able to view how they are interacting with participants in the gallery.

May 18th | Virtual Encounters: Endlings (Raven Chacon & John Dieterich) and Ellen Moffat

London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA) | More info

Raven Chacon & John Dieterich will host a performance of Parallel 03 with collaborators from London and Winnipeg. The artists will then come together in a virtual conversation with Ellen Moffat.

ASL Interpretation. Captions. Free Event.
Please contact Christine Negus at for any access requirements.

May 24th - 27th | Loose Assemblage

Jack Mosher & Nico Pante (Vancouver) | More info

Loose Assemblage weaves together theatre and dance to meet the absurd. This piece is tethered in the desire for connection.

Discounted Tickets Available.
For questions about accommodations, please reach out via email at

May 27th - June 3rd | ACCESSFest 2023

Kickstart Disability and Arts Culture (Vancouver) | More info

This festival will include art shows, workshops, community film screenings and so much more! Register to save your spot.

ASL Interpretation. Free Event.
All events in the festival are held at a wheelchair accessible location. Masks are required for each event.

May 28th | Raine Hamilton with Bicycle Face and Joanna Hawkins

West End Cultural Centre (Winnipeg) | More info

A classical violinist and musicologist by training, Raine Hamilton and their string trio offer a hybrid of the classical tradition of string quartet chamber musical arrangements of Raine’s original songs.

ASL Interpretation.

June 1st - 3rd | This Is Happening

Propeller Dance (Ottawa) | More info

This Is Happening is an exclusive glimpse behind stage door – an engagement of immersive dance conversations and backstage vignettes.

Discounted Tickets Available.
Audience members in wheelchairs or require other assistive devices, please contact or leave a voicemail at (613) 236-5192 ext. 314.

June 2nd | Community of Practice: Create/Activate/Extend Workshops

Presented by NSCAD Master of Arts Art Education Candidates (Halifax) | More info

In this workshop, the works presented will reflect on how everyone relates to space and place, where people find solace or tension, and how folks move through their communities.

Free Event.

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